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Nov 29, 2012 8:00am PST
that ahrq, the agency for healthcare research and quality, would pursue. so, we all operate together so that we produce the outcomes at the largest society as well as the individual. the real challenge is certainly with the individual who seeks treatment and where he or she presents, but there's also a whole host of issues in terms of policy, and you yourself, i've just noted, funding streams that really also-right, tom? that also need to be addressed. we talk a lot about evidence- based clinical practices. there's certainly a need for them. there's also a crying need for evidence-based policies, policies that take advantage of what we know now that we didn't know 40 years ago when many state and even federal policies were written. insurance is different. the state of the science is different. the population is different, and that's a place that's going to set the occasion for the kind of array of quality services that people deserve. and, dr. laudet, it's even more challenging, as we are seeing changes in the healthcare reform system and how that's going to play out in terms of how rec
Nov 29, 2012 8:30am PST
and the special between the system, the healthcare system and the specialty care? should they all be available? yes, as far as i'm concerned, the stage is set for a true revolution in the way behavioral disorders, behavioral healthcare problems are addressed. i don't think there's anything in my lifetime that's got more promise than the combination of parity and aca. imagine if we had purchased coverage for diabetes the way we've purchased coverage for addiction. the only people who would get diabetes care in this country are people who would have gone blind or lost one of their fingers because that's the only kind of coverage we've ever had. you had to be at the most severe end of the spectrum in order to even get care, and that care was segregated from the rest of healthcare. you've heard many times about the other problems that are associated. well, they're literally paid for separately with a workforce that's trained differently. now, as healthcare reform and parity roll out, people at all parts of that continuum ought to be able to get care from being screened early, as candace says, thro
Dec 2, 2012 8:30pm PST
partnerships between american and libyan hospitals to help return libya's healthcare system to the extraordinary standards of excellence it once enjoyed. over my shoulder here you can see the u.s. capitol building. in that building 535 elected representatives from every corner of america come together to debate the issues of the day. they are men and women from every religious, ethnic and family background. i look forward to watching libya develop equally strong institutions of government. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his ma
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
, formally known as catholic healthcare west. we've changed our name about a month ago. we have been in the city about as long as did the government. about 1854. we represent a handful of organizations which are still in san francisco operating continually over 150 years to provide all of us service. in our case, its health care at st. francis and st. mary's hospital. our familiarity with the county and government starts from the very day that the sisters of mercy, who came over from ireland, got off on a clipper ship down by north beach. within a day, they got a knock on their door where they were staying. it was members of the san francisco board of supervisors who came to ask them to open san francisco general hospital, which they did. they ran it for four years until a very familiar thing happened, and that was the county board of supervisors had a dispute about how to pay health care bills. the sisters said we've had enough of that and went on to create st. mary's hospital. as you can see, very familiar with how the city works. even then, over 150 years. it is an important issue
Nov 30, 2012 11:30am PST
. the person spends about $300 less a year in health-care costs, that is because the brain training confers benefits and also to physical health from the body. we see sustained independence that is critical. they have been confirmed in the scientific experiments in a carefully validated way. remember, these are statistical arguments. some people benefit more, some people that if it lasts. o as i understand that. what else should i be doing? this is a very long last and this is very small writing. who would make a list like this? first of all, it is important that true life, you continue to acquire new skills and abilities. you continue learning, and in a sense, it can be anything. take up the harmonica, develop better expertise in another language. take a learning seriously. seeking new avengers and experiences. how the brain loves it ventures. in love the challenge of the unexpected problem. they can run into trouble, the brain love that and feeds on that. reconnect with the real world, smell of flour. get out there and live life to get as if you were a kid. enjoy it in all of its details.
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)